For over 30 years, New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) and Nature Center of Cape May (NCCM) have attracted nature enthusiasts from all over the world. They come to enjoy the beaches, marshes, and coastal forests.

CMBO and NCCM complement our natural resources by adding the expertise and joy that makes every visit memorable. Simply put, we connect people with nature.

By becoming a Business Supporter, your business is front and center with thousands of nature-lovers who come to Cape May year-round for our Field Trips, Summer Camps, Harbor Safaris, Spring and Fall Festivals, and New Jersey Audubon’s World Series of Birding ™. We want to connect those people with YOU!

Your annual business support helps New Jersey Audubon:

  • Provide free and low-cost programming to fit everyone’s budget.
  • Hire college interns and seasonal staff for nature camps and wildlife monitoring projects.
  • Maintain our nature centers where visitors are greeted with a friendly face and invited to enjoy everything Cape May has to offer.
  • Support state, national and international conservation projects that affect nature tourism in the Cape May region.

Supporter Levels

  • Listed on Business Supporter poster in CMBO/NCCM centers
  • Business name listed on NJ Audubon Business Supporter website with links to CMBO and NCCM landing page and to your website
  • Listed on CMBO Spring and Fall Festival event websites, with link to your website
  • NJ Audubon Business Supporter sticker for your business’ window
  • 10 complimentary nature walk tickets for employees or your business guests (upon request)
  • One Social Media post acknowledging your sponsorship on CMBO and NCCM Facebook/Instagram pages
  • Listing in CMBO’s Annual Peregrine Observer magazine
  • Monarch Butterfly magnet
  • Opportunity to display rack cards at NCCM and CMBO’s Northwood Center (upon request)
  • Opportunity to offer special promotions to Spring and Fall Festival Registrants

Visit our two centers in Cape May, NJ

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Thank You to All of Our Business Supporters


609 Beach Avenue
P O Box 2382
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone:609.884.2332 or Toll Free 800.676.7030
E-Mail:[email protected]
Web Site:
Open:Mid April to November
Discount:Ask about our birder discounts
Beachfront accommodations with spectacular views in the heart of the historic district. Warm hospitality, attentive service, and immaculate accommodations. Continental breakfast. Free WIFI.



19 Jackson Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone:609.884.9619 or Toll Free 877.275.8452
E-Mail:[email protected]
Web Site:
Open:Year Round
Discount:Sun-Thurs, Sept 21-May 14, 10% off lodging to current CMBO members
Recipient of the NJ Governor’s Diamond Award as a Cape May destination point. A national landmark hotel, circa 1882, we’ve gone green with energy-saving and environmentally friendly enhancements. With 21 individually decorated rooms, we are one of only five remaining original Victorian hotels. Nationally acclaimed, the adjoining Mad Batter Restaurant, is a must for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or cocktails with daily happy hour and live music.



1039 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
Situated across the street from the beach, this stylish pink hotel with arched verandas is within 1 mile of downtown and 3.8 miles from popular birding destination Cape May Point State Park.


West Cape Motel

307 Sunset Boulevard
Cape May, NJ 08204
The closest motel to the Cape May bird sanctuary, West Cape May Meadows and Sunset Beach attractions


14 Second Avenue, Units 2 & 3, Cape May, NJ
Craig and Lisa Ver Steeg
Phone: 908-930-8515
Email: [email protected]
Outstanding location at the Cove with an unparalleled view of lighthouse and dunes from the deck. Newly renovated third floor, 2 Bedroom apartment. Great views of Conservancy for bird watchers! Open mid-March through November 30. All new floors, paint, and furniture. New Mitsubishi split HVAC system. Brand new kitchen and bathroom with skylights. New decks and deck lighting. Brand new outdoor shower (shared with two other units).  On-site parking for one car. Recently featured property on


941 Columbia Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone: 609.884.5005
Fax: 609.884.4620
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Site:
Open: Mon-Sat: 9-5; Sunday: 11-3
Discount: Many of our private rentals offer discounts to members.
Internet: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Dogs Welcome: Yes

Full service and family owned real estate company. Whether you are looking for a place to stay during migration or looking to purchase, we have the home for you!


142 Decatur Street (on Washington Street Mall)
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone: 609-884-3449
Web Site:
Open: Year Round
After a day of birding treat yourself to an exciting Cape May dining experience. Fins mixes an exciting vibe with a relaxing atmosphere and uses that backdrop to elevate their outstanding cuisine. Whether you prefer to sit at the bar, or relax and enjoy your meal in one of the dining rooms, it is impossible to ignore the centerpiece of it all – a brilliant 600 gallon saltwater fish tank!



at The Carroll Villa Hotel
19 Jackson Street
Cape May, NJ 08204
Phone:609-884-5970 or 877-275-8452
E-Mail:[email protected]
Web Site:
Open:Open year-round; weekends only January thru March.
Discount:Sunday-Thursday, Sept. 21-May14 10% off lodging to current CMBO members
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Mad Batter has been a leader in the growth of Cape May and now this historic establishment is leading the way to a greener future. Visit the website for more details. Roll out of bed for one of the best breakfasts of your life – Chesapeake Bay Benedicts, omelets, oatmeal pancakes, and more. Daily happy hour, live music with half price drinks and guests of the Carroll Villa Hotel receive 30% off dinner!


Aboard The Osprey
1212 Wilson Drive – Miss Chris Marina
Cape May, NJ 08204
E-Mail:[email protected]
Web Site:
Open:March thru November
Discount:See our website for specials and discount coupons
Handicap Accessible:Yes
Dogs Welcome:Yes
Cruise the back bays, harbors, and sounds of Cape May aboard the 38-passenger Osprey and view migrant shorebirds, salt marsh nesting colonies, waterfowl, loons, waders, and rails. Experienced naturalists and guides on board. USCG inspected. Group rates available. Free on-site parking; toilet facilities on boat.


at the Miss Chris Marina
1212 Wilson Drive
Cape May, NJ 08204
E-Mail:[email protected]
Web Site:
Open:March thru November
Discount:Visit our website for specials and coupons.
Explore the beautiful tidelands around Spicer Creek and Cape May Harbor. Great wildlife viewing from a new perspective. Watch herons, egrets, Osprey feeding their chicks, shorebirds along the mudflats in an area with little or no current or boat traffic.

Kayaks are stable and easy to paddle; instructions to get you started. Kayaks seat 1 to 3 people so bring the family. Rentals by the hour or come on our guided kayak trips!


795 Goshen Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-536-8036
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Site:
Open: open year round by appointment

Wildlife-friendly landscaping, nature programs, native plant sales.


1121 NJ-109, Cape May, NJ
Phone: 609-884-2051
Email: [email protected]
Full-service marina facility for overnight dockage or seasonal. Many attractions for families, including charter and party boats, Whale Watcher, intimate pontoon environmental cruises, parasailing, jet boats and skis. Boat sales, tackle, merchandise and more.

Good Scents

327 Carpenter’s Lane

A Cape May tradition since 1986, specializing in fine bath and body, incense, candles, books, jewelry and more. Unique decor and finds from around the world.